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One man was hanged in public in western Iran- A young girl carried out the execution

3 Nov 11
One man was hanged in public in western Iran- A young girl carried out the execution

Iran Human Rights, November 3: One man was hanged publicly in the town of Noor Abad (Lorestan province west of Iran) early Thursday morning 3. November, reported the Iranian state media.

According to the Iranian national broadcasting website Jamejamonline, the man who was identified as "Z. K.", was convicted of murdering the mother and two siblings of a young girl he was in love with. The incident happened after the family of the girl didn’t agree to his marriage proposal with their daughter, 49 days ago, said the report.

He was arrested two after the incident and the security forces drove him around the town on display.

The court sentenced to him to three times retribution (qesas), the sentence was approved by the Supreme Court and he was hanged publicly in the town’s Imam Square. The whole process took 49 days according to the report.

The report also said that the execution wascarried out by the girl (whose mother and siblings were killed). She put the noose around his neck and pulled away the chair he was standing on.

Iran Human Rights (IHR) has previously condemned Iranian authorities’ use of ordinary citizens to conduct executions.


The picture above is from another executionearlier this year where a young civilian conducts the execution